Use Your Face as Interface
by Popesz Csaba Láng
Human face became one of the most often used objects being in the constant recognition and even tracking mode by the computers today. Tracking face means detection and possibly recognition, over time. Machine, when tracking face recognizes that it's a face and follows its movement interpreting it on the way of emotions recognition.
Why not to reverse the roles? If machines can control our faces, let's control the machine by your face! Using the visual programming language for creating multimedia works - Pure Data (Pd) you will get familiar with the graphical programming with a result of controlling video playback literally with movement of you face.
What the participants should bring with them:
- their computer (Linux, MacOS or Windows) with a camera built in or external and the softwares installed for the specific operation system:
For Mac OS X 10.9+
Workshop is in English.
Duration 3 hours.